NAMI Stark County has announced the dates for its free virtual courses for the months of June and July.
Peer-to-Peer is an eight-week education program sponsored by Stark County’s National Alliance on Mental Illness that features trained peers who live with a mental health diagnosis and who successfully manage their own conditions.
NAMI Peer-to-Peer is intended to help participants set a vision and goals for the future; develop confidence for making decisions; practice relaxation and stress reduction tools; strengthen relationships; enhance communication skills; and learn about mental health treatment options.
Eight-week courses will kick off June 3, and will be 10 a.m. to noon each week; or July 1, running from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There is a monetary stipend given to participants for attendance. Registration is required. To learn more, or to register, call 330-455-6264.
Family-to-Family Class is an education program for family, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions. The course is taught by trained family members of those with mental health diagnosis.
NAMI Family-to-Family helps participants to solve problems and communicate effectively; take care of themselves and managing their stress; support loved ones with compassion; find and use local supports and services; learn to handle a crisis; and Current treatments and therapies.
Eight-week courses will kick off June 1 and run from noon to 2:30; or July 13 and run 6 to 8 p.m. There is no charge for the course, but registration is required. To learn more, or to register, call 330-455-6264.